Famous Birthdays On August 25th: Gene Simmons is 70

Famous people


  • Rachel Bilson is 38 (“The O.C.,” “Jumper,” “Hart of Dixie,” “Take Two”)
  • Sean Connery is 89 (James Bond series, “The Untouchables,” “The Name of the Rose,” “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “The Hunt for Red October,” “Highlander,” “Murder on the Orient Express,” “Dragonheart,” “The Rock”)
  • Ben Falcone is 46 (“Bridesmaids,” “Identity Thief,” “The Heat,” “What to Expect When You're Expecting,” “Enough Said”) (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Melissa McCarthy since 2005)
  • Blake Lively is 32 (“Gossip Girl,” “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” “Accepted,” “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee,” “The Town,” “Green Lantern,” “Savages,” “The Age of Adaline,” “The Shallows,” “A Simple Favor") (FAST FACTS: Married to Ryan Reynolds since 2012, they welcomed their second child in June 2017…and are expecting their third.)
  • China Ann McClain is 21 (“The Gospel,” “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” “Grown Ups,” Disney’s “A.N.T. Farm”)
  • Eric Millegan is 45 (“Bones”)
  • Kel Mitchell is 41 (“All That,” “Mystery Men,” “Kenan & Kel,” “Like Mike,” “Like Mike 2: Streetball,” “Game Shakers”)
  • Rachel Shelley is 50 (“The L Word,” “Once Upon A Time”)
  • Alexander Skarsgard is 43 (“Zoolander,” “True Blood,” “The Legend of Tarzan,” “Generation Kill,” “Big Little Lies”) (FAST FACTS: He was born in Sweden and has been named “Sweden’s Sexiest Man” five times.)
  • Tom Skerritt is 86 (“MASH,” “Alien,” “Top Gun,” “A River Runs Through It,” “Up in Smoke,” “Picket Fences,” “Steel Magnolias,” “Redemption Road,” “Madam Secretary”)
  • Jonathan Togo is 42 (“CSI: Miami,” “Mystic River”)
  • Blair Underwood is 55 (“L.A. Law,” “New Adventures of Old Christine,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Dirty Sexy Money,” “In Treatment,” “The Event.”) (FAST FACTS: While studying at Harvard for his “L.A. Law” role back in the day, he became friends with President Obama.)
  • Ally Walker is 58 (“Universal Soldier,” “Single,” “When the Bough Breaks,” “While You Were Sleeping,” “Happy, Texas,” “Profiler,” “Tell Me You Love Me,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “The Protector,” “Longmire”) 


  • Def Lepard’s Vivian Campbell is 57
  • Elvis Costello is 65 (Born Declan Patrick MacManus, he’s been married to Diana Krall since 2003)
  • Billy Ray Cyrus is 58
  • Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes is 67
  • Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford is 68
  • Jo Dee Messina is 49
  • Blackhawk's Henry Paul is 70
  • Gene Simmons is 70 (FAST FACT: Partnered with Shannon Tweed since 1975, the couple finally married in 2011)
  • Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy is 52
  • Public Enemy’s DJ Terminator X is 53 (His given name, Norman Rogers) 


  • Film director Tim Burton is 61 (“Beetlejuice,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Ed Wood,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” “Dark Shadows,” “Pee-wee's Big Adventure,” “Batman,” “Batman Returns,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Big Fish,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Alice in Wonderland”) (FAST FACTS: He was partnered with Helena Bonham Carter from 2001 until 2014. Bonham Carter lives in one London townhouse, while Burton is next door. The pair’s two children and their nanny live in athird interconnected home. Johnny Depp is the children’s godfather)
  • TV personality Regis Philbin is 88 (“Live! With Regis and Kelly,” “Who Wants to be a Millionare?”)
  • TV personality and chef Rachael Ray is 51
  • Supermodel Claudia Schiffer is 49

The late Game show host Monty Hall is(1921 – 2017)…he would have been98(“Let’s Make a Deal”)

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